2009

The Planner's Guide to Natural Resource Conservation:

The Science of Land Development Beyond the Metropolitan Fringe

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ISBN: 978-0-387-98166-6 (Print) 978-0-387-98167-3 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxii

  2. SECTION 1: HISTORY AND FUNDAMENTAL ECOLOGICAL CONCEPTS

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-26

      Exurbanization and Aldo Leopold’s Human–Land Community

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      Pages 27-37

      Fundamental Concepts in Ecology

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      Pages 39-56

      Climate Change and Ecology in Rural Lands

  3. SECTION 2: EXURBAN LAND DEVELOPMENT, HABITAT AND WILDLIFE

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 57-57

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      Pages 59-84

      Biodiversity and Residential Development Beyond the Urban Fringe

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      Pages 85-102

      Wildlife Corridors and Developed Landscapes

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      Pages 103-115

      Exurban Land Development and Breeding Birds

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      Pages 117-131

      Integrating Wildlife Conservation into Land-Use Plans for Rapidly Growing Cities

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      Pages 133-156

      Into the Wild: Vegetation, Alien Plants, and Familiar Fire at the Exurban Frontier

  4. SECTION 3: WATER RESOURCES, WETLANDS AND STORM WATER MANAGEMENT

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 157-157

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      Pages 159-179

      Impacts of Exurban Development on Water Quality

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      Pages 181-198

      Preparing for Human Expansion into Exurban Riparian Areas

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      Pages 199-213

      Storm Water Management in Exurbia

  5. SECTION 4: SCIENCE-BASED PLANNING IN EXURBAN AREAS

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 215-215

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      Pages 217-233

      A Science-Based Approach to Regional Conservation Planning

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      Pages 235-253

      Mitigating Environmental Problems in Exurban Development: An Overview of Rural-Specific Planning Devices

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 255-258